Las Hijas del Anáhuac, 1888


Violetas del Anáhuac was a feminist weekly that emerged during the government of Mexican President Porfirio Díaz. Supporting Positivism, the weekly advocated for the instruction of women to promote “progress” and motherhood.

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Date Range(s): 1887-1888
Country(ies): Mexico
Course Subject(s): Art & Art History; Indigenous Studies; Latin American Studies; Literary Studies; Religious Studies; Women & Gender Studies; World History Studies
Topic(s): Casa Amiga de la Obrera; Day of the Dead; Education; Mexican Independence; Women; Porfiriato
Document Type(s): Periodicals; Political Cartoons
Language(s): Spanish
Physical Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Violetas del Anáhuac (Primary Sources)